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1498 ~ Amblyptilia punctidactyla
UK Status

Resident. Widely distributed over much of the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Found at several sites in the northern half of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 18-23mm.

Confusion species


A. acanthadactyla.
Flight time & Voltinity (Bivoltine)

Habitat

Wherever foodplant is found.

Foodplant

A wide range of herbaceous plants.

Lifestage data

Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feed on flowers and unripe seeds. Pupates on the host plant.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 18th Sept 2009, Llanfyllin

Photo by MDH, 2nd July 2011, Llanymynech Rocks